Dec 10 - Jan 11

By Ira Levin
Directed by Vincent M. Lancisi

Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes (including one intermission)

Please note this production contains the use of gunshots and strobe light effects.

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What the critics are saying:

"May be the best spirit-lifter to come along this season...the perfect anti-holiday entertainment. Pretty much continuous, vicious fun...Make a beeline for Fayette Street now."
–Baltimore Sun

"There wasn't an empty seat in the house, and that is the way it should be. With so many twists and turns...this is one of the best productions I have seen ever."
–MD Theatre Guide

"The show to see this season. Everyman scene is filled with an element of surprise worth gasping over. Pop some tickets in your family's Christmas stockings!"
–DC Metro Theater Arts

"Magnificent! Elegant! And very, very funny!"

"Keeps you entertainingly off guard right up to the curtain call. Just the ticket during the holiday rush!"
–DC Theatre Scene

"A brilliant production by extremely talented people...Everyman creates a memorable and highly entertaining evening in the theatre. Be prepared for anything to happen. It just might!"

World-famous thriller playwright Sidney Bruhl is suffering from a chronic case of writers' block. When one of his former students shows up at his doorstep with what might be the next Broadway hit, Sidney and his wife concoct a deadly plan to make the manuscript their own. Holding the record for the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway, Deathtrap is filled with twists and turns in a series of thrilling events that will keep you guessing on the edge of your seat until the very moment

"A thriller...a devilishly clever comedy...Scream a little. It's good for you!" - Cue Magazine

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Danny Gavigan*  Deborah Hazlett* Beth Hylton* 
Wil Love*   Bruce Randolph Nelson*  

Ira Levin, Playwright
Vincent M. Lancisi, Director
Timothy R. Mackabee, Scenic Design
Jesse Belsky, Lighting Design
Kathleed Geldard, Costume Design
Stowe Nelson, Sound Design
Lewis Shaw*, Fight Choreography/Weapons Design
Gary Logan*, Dialect Coach
Naomi Greenberg-Slovin, Dramaturg 
Amanda M. Hall*, Stage Manager

*Featured Resident Company Member 

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Official Photos for Deathtrap Have Arrived!
Friday, December 12, 2014

The 2014/2015 season continues tonight with a killer start to the holiday season – Deathtrap. Photographer (and Resident Company Member) Clinton Brandhagen took some incredible shots of the show. When you click on an image, it will enlarge into a slideshow with captions. More >

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"What makes a great stage death? A lot of blood!"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 Everyman Resident Company Members Bruce Nelson and Danny Gavigan recently sat down with What Weekly's Peter Davis to talk stage deaths, scaring the audience and all things Deathtrap More >

Set Designer Timothy Mackabee Relishes the Details
Friday, December 12, 2014

The Washington Post's Rebecca Ritzel recently sat down with Deathtrap set designer Timothy Mackabee to talk about his recent Broadway debut with The Elephant Man, his design for the current Everyman production of Deathtrap, and just how he got to be a set designer any way.  More >

Everyman Set Designer Debuts on Broadway
Friday, December 12, 2014

WJZ reporter Mike Schuh stopped by on Wednesday morning for a special look at the Deathtrap set with scenic designer Timothy Mackabee.  More >

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"A Little Deadly Diversion"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 "Everyman artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi takes pride in calling Deathtrap his "holiday thriller." And make no mistake about it, this production - which Lancisi directed - excels at the ways and means of murder.  More >

"The show to see this season"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 "Deathtrap is a departure from the regular Christmas fanfare...Everyman's director Vincent M. Lancisi leads a very talented cast through a play about a play full of murder, mayhem, and melodrama.  More >

"A welcome tonic for three months of tinsel"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 "You've got to hand it to Vince Lancisi and the company at Everyman Theatre. With holiday decorations hitting store shelves in some places as early as August and Paul McCartney's 'Wonderful Christmas Time' playing on the radio well before Thanksgiving, who isn't thinking murder by now? Murder - with more twists than a candy cane - is key to Ira Levin's shockingly hilarious comedy-thriller Deathtrap, the latest offering by Everyman Theatre. More >

"One of the best productions I have seen...ever"
Friday, December 19, 2014
 "The night I attended "Deathtrap" there wasn't an empty seat in the house, and that is the way it should be.  More >

"Deadly Fun"
Friday, December 19, 2014
 "Make a beeline for Fayette Street now to get in on what amounts to pretty much continuous, vicious fun for two a half hours." More >

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